Conner name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Origin and Meaning of Conner

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  1. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Conner is of Irish origin and means "Lover of Hounds or Hound Keeper".
  2. According to a user from Minnesota, U.S., the name Conner is of Irish origin and means "Lover of Hounds".
  3. A user from Michigan, U.S. says the name Conner is of Irish origin and means "King of Hounds or Lover of Hounds".
  4. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Conner is of Gaelic origin and means "Lover of wolves, willfull".
  5. According to a user from Indiana, U.S., the name Conner is of English origin and means "Mean,careless".
  6. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Conner is of Irish origin and means "Wise".
  7. A user from California, U.S. says the name Conner is of Irish origin and means "Gathering".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Con"ner
A marine European fish (Crenilabrus melops); also, the related American cunner. See Cunner.

Etymology: Cf. Cunner

  1. An English occupational surname​ from Middle English connere, cunnere "inspector (of weighs and measures)".
  2. An Irish and Scottish surname​, a variant of Connor.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Conner was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano

Notable Persons Named Conner

Notable Persons Named Conner

Conner Bleackley

Conner Bleackley is a hockey player for the Red Deer Rebels in the Western Hockey League. Conner was born on February 7th, 1996 in High River. Conner is also known as Bleackley and Josh.

Conner Eldridge

Conner Eldridge is a United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas and United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Conner was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Conner Rayburn

Conner Rayburn is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2010. Conner was born Conner Rayburn on April 7th, 1999 in Dickson, Tennessee, US.

Conner Mertens

Conner Mertens is an athlete. Conner was born in 12 in Kennewick, Washington. Conner is also known as Mertz.

Conner Reeves

Conner Reeves is a singer-songwriter, singer, and songwriter. He has been prominent since 1997. Conner was born on April 8th, 1972 in Bremen.

Conner Henry

Conner Henry is a basketball player for the Orlando Magic, Rapid City Thrillers, Filodoro Brescia, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, Bakersfield Jammers, and Yakima Sun Kings in the National Basketball Association. His career lasted from 1986 to 1998. Conner was born on July 21st, 1963 in Claremont, California.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Conner

Notable Persons With the Last Name Conner

Roseanne Harris Conner

James Conner

James Conner is a football player. James was born on May 5th, 1995 in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Bart Conner

Bart Conner is a gymnast. Bart was born on March 28th, 1958.

Tara Conner

Tara Conner is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2002, Miss Kentucky USA 2006, Miss USA 2006, Miss Kentucky Teen USA, and Miss Kentucky USA. Tara was given the name Tara Elizabeth Conner on December 18th, 1985 in Dallas.

Dan Conner

Bruce Conner

Bruce Conner was an artist in the fields of experimental film, assemblage, sculpture, and painting. Bruce was given the name Bruce Guldner Conner on November 18th, 1933 in McPherson, Kansas. He breathed his last breath on July 7th, 2008.

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    Military Person
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  • Van Conner
  • John Conner
  • Bill Conner
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  • Chris Conner
    Hockey Player
  • Angela Conner
  • David Conner
    Military Person
  • Kavell Conner
  • Doyle E. Conner
    Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
  • James Conner
    Attorney General

Common last names for Conner

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Common first names for Conner

  • James
  • William
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • Charles
  • George
  • Thomas
  • Margaret
  • Joseph
  • Ruth
  • Helen
  • Dorothy
  • Elizabeth
  • Edward
  • Walter
  • Richard
  • J
  • Henry

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Conner U.S.
  White 78.57% 64.26%
  African American 16.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Conner

People with the last name Conner are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Conner

  • What name lists does Conner rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Conner? Conner is the 970th most popular name of all time. As a last name Conner was the 518th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Conner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54,518 babies born with the first name Conner in the United States. That's more than enough people named Conner to occupy the country of Marshall Islands with an estimated population of 54,305 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Conner? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Conner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Conner is Sunday, May 7th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Conner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Conner was in 2005 with a total of 3,206 babies. That's a lot of babies named Conner!
  • Random Conner Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Conner ranks 86th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 16 babies in Montana have the same name in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Conner: The name spelled backwards is Rennoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ecnrno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Conner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 64,572 people with the last name Conner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Conner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 22 of them will have Conner as their last name.
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